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FOOD ENGINEERING’s 45th annual plant construction survey

Supply chain issues continue to impact project planning and construction.

The current supply chain is still reeling from instability caused by the pandemic, resulting in a shortage of transportation, materials and labor. Consequently, food and beverage companies are feeling the direct effects of supply chain issues when planning and constructing new facilities or expanding their existing plants.

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Complacency can lead to cross-contamination
Food Safety

Complacency can lead to cross-contamination

A solid plan and trained employees can help prevent costly cross-contamination at food processing plants.

With loads of ingredients coming in, being stored, transported, processed and packaged, there are a number of ways for cross-contamination to occur at food manufacturing plants. Imagine a delivery of carrots entering a facility. 

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Batory Foods acquires Sweetener Solutions

Acquisition brings Batory Foods enhanced ingredient offerings, added expertise in sweetener formulation, blending and packaging.

Batory Foods, a national distributor of food and ingredients, has acquired Sweetener Solutions, a Savannah, Ga.-based company specializing in custom sweetener formulation, precision blending and specialty portion packaging.

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Dutch businesses on a mission to reduce dairy cow greenhouse gas by 30%

Royal FrieslandCampina Dairy and Royal DSM are collaborating to test a feed additive, which will reduce methane emissions

The dairy industry has occasionally been criticized when it comes to the environment, and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) are a big part of it—not only due to poor waste handling, but also the cow’s digestive system, which is known for spewing out methane (CH4), a GHG. 

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